I Had Ocular Melanoma: One Woman's Experience With the Rare, Aggressive Eye Cancer
I had ocular melanoma, a rare but aggressive form of eye cancer. Only 2,000 people are diagnosed with ocular melanoma each year in the United States, and many patients don't realize they have it until it has spread to other parts of their bodies ...
U.S. News & World Report - Thu, 11 Feb 2016 03:03



High-Dose Interferon No Benefit in Melanoma With Single Positive SLN
Adjuvant high-dose interferon alfa-2b (HDI) did not improve survival in patients with melanoma and single tumor–positive lymph nodes found using sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy, according to the results from the Sunbelt Melanoma Trial. In addition ...
Cancer Network - Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:15

No Survival Benefit for Adjuvant HDI in Single Positive SLN Melanoma
Cancer Therapy Advisor - Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:45



Banana peels can help identify the stages of melanoma
This same enzyme also plays a role in the type of skin cancer known as melanoma. This cancer's tell-tale spots are the result of a malfunction in the regulation of tyrosinase. The malfunction disrupts the pigmentation of the skin by melanin, the body's ...
Phys.Org - Mon, 08 Feb 2016 01:22

Banana Peels Key to Detecting, Curing Melanoma Skin Cancer: Study
Latinos Health - Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:45

Enzyme that turns banana peel brown 'indicates a person's risk of melanoma'
Daily Mail - Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:46

Banana skins can help identify stages of melanoma
swissinfo.ch - Mon, 08 Feb 2016 02:41

Bananas May Help Detect, Cure Skin Cancer
Discovery News - Mon, 08 Feb 2016 11:07



'Ride for Claire' raises awareness for adolescent melanoma
Claire Wagonhurst was just 17 in 2014 when she died from adolescent melanoma. Two days before she died, she was accepted to two colleges. That is what got Rocky Wagonhurst on the bike. "I'm taking Claire to college, I'm thinking about it," he said.
WBAL Baltimore - Mon, 08 Feb 2016 11:27



Mole count may not predict melanoma risk
Atypically pigmented lesion on lateral right foot of a patient with few nevi with 10x dermoscopic magnification revealing atypical patterns including blue-white veil, milky-red area, and irregular globules. Histopathology revealed a 3.3 mm/Clark IV ...
ModernMedicine - Tue, 09 Feb 2016 04:22

Checked for plagiarism Yes
Abstract: The authors report a case of a malignant melanoma of the nasal cavity that is a rare tumor and very aggressive, constituting 1% of all melanomas. It appeared in a patient 54 years after he was treated for a hereditary retinoblastoma. Its ...
Dove Medical Press - Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:30



Immunotherapy and Radiation Combo Boosts Survival in Melanoma Patients With ...
The combination of Opdivo (nivolumab) and radiation therapy may provide better disease control and a boost in overall survival (OS) in patients with melanoma whose disease has metastasized to the brain, compared with standard current treatment.
Curetoday.com - Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:41



Immunotherapy Shows Potential in Rare Melanoma Subtype
At a median follow-up of 9.2 months (0.3-62.5), median progression-free survival (PFS) was 3.0 months (95% CI, 2.2-5.4) for patients with mucosal melanoma and 5.1 months (95% CI, 3.9-6.1) for all treated patients. The objective response rate (ORR) was ...
OncLive - Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:07


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